| 2 March 2024, Saturday |

UAE announces multiple entry visa for Qatar’s FIFA World Cup fans with Hayya card

The United Arab Emirates has announced an integrated program supporting holders of the “Hayya” card issued by FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which will take place this year from November 20 to December 18.


According to a statement, a copy of which was obtained by Asharq Al-Awsat, the program comes in line with the UAE’s goal to support Qatar in hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.


Through the Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa options, the UAE will be hosting the world cup fans, allowing them to enter UAE multiple times over a period of 90 days.


The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Port Security explained that the program includes granting a multiple-entry visa to the UAE for a total period of up to 90 days from the date of issuance of this visa.


The visa fee is reduced to AED100 ($27.2) and will be paid once for the whole period.


The Authority indicated that holders of Hayya card can enter the UAE by applying for this visa starting November 1, and it will allow them to enter the country several times during the validity period.


This visa can be extended for another 90 days according to the conditions, procedures and the normal fees followed in the current visa system in the country.


Citizens of visa-exempt countries are excluded from these procedures, as they can enter and stay in the UAE according to the current procedures.


Hayya card holders can apply to the Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa through the website, fill the required data and documents and pay the applicable fees.

  • Asharq Al-Awsat